Carol Ann Engel-Henderson died peacefully at her home in Waterford Township surrounded by her family. She was born in Erie on June 27, 1943, the daughter of the late John and Marcella Mortz Majerik.

Engel-Henderson, Carol AnnCarol retired in 2008 after a long career as a registerd nurse. After graduating from Hamot School of Nursing, she worked at the former Union City Hospital, then 24 years with the Visiting Nurse Association and 4 years with the Erie Center on Health and Aging.

She was a kind and caring person, and very family oriented. She enjoyed time with her grandchildren and had other interests including flower gardening, bird-watching, and enjoying nature and her dogs.

Her family members include her husband- Jeff Henderson; two sons- Brent Engel and his wife Susan of Louisville, KY and Eric Engel and his wife Tammy of Waterford; six granddaughters- Erika, Emily, Megan, Dana, Holley, and Taylor; her brother, Raymond “Joe” Majerik and his wife Kaye of Waterford; and her sister-in-law, Anne Majerik of Baltimore, MD.

Carol also had another brother, Jim Majerik, who preceded her in death.

Friends may call at the Van Matre Funeral Home of Waterford, 105 Walnut Street, on Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9 pm. Funeral services will be there Thursday morning at 10:00 am officiated by Pastor Jim Galvin of the Waterford Baptist Church. Burial will follow at Mount of Olives Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to the John Kanzius Cancer Research Foundation, 130 West 8th Street, Erie, PA 16501.